A Crown Office spokesman said: “The Procurator Fiscal has received a report in connection with the death of a three-year-old boy at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital on 9 August 2017. The investigation into the death, under the direction of Scottish Fatalities Investigation Unit (SFIU), is ongoing and the family will continue to be kept updated in relation to any significant developments.” … More POLICE PROBE ANOTHER CHILD’S DEATH DEATH IN HOSPITAL
You’ll Love Our Home Bakes – Soooo after 5 years of just being a wee kitchen where I baked cakes for delivery or collection I am now branching out and becoming You’ll love our home bakes & coffee shop. Moving just up the road to Glasgow Road and to Big Sparra Coffee Shop hopefully opening middle of December I am soooo excited as this has always been the dream & i can’t wait to have my cakes (and other products) available for sit in or take away every day instead of having to disappoint people when they haven’t ordered them in advance! Would like to wish Rab & Don at the Big Sparra all the best with their new venture … More YOU’LL LOVE OUR HOME BAKES
Former Dumbarton town librarian Arthur Jones has informed The Democrat that his close friend of 55 years, John Brown, died suddenly in the very early hours of Saturday morning. He was 72. … More JOHN BROWN, ASTRONOMER ROYAL FOR SCOTLAND
This confirms the lunacy of SNP identity politics. They’d rather enable a Tory Government so they can ‘stand up’ to it; than enable and work with a Labour one that would demonstratively govern in the beneficial interest of the many and not the few in the UK. Gerard Keegan … More WILL SHE OR WON’T SHE LET BORIS BACK IN?
– On the allegation he met 17 year-old Virginia Roberts in 2001 and they ate, drank, went to Tramp Nightclub and later had sex. “It didn’t happen.” … More PRINCE ANDREW INTERVIEW WITH BBC
People in Dumbarton, Clydebank and Glasgow with family connections in Donegal were shocked to learn this morning that one one man has drowned and another escaped after an accident on Arranmore Island off the coast of Donegal. … More DROWNING DRAMA AT DONEGAL ISLAND PIER
MSP pension fund aims to be more ethical – but ups fossil fuel investment By Joe Lo, investigative journalist The company managing Holyrood’s £86 million pension fund has ploughed more money into fossil fuels and opposed bids to combat sexual harassment and hate speech despite MSPs’ attempts to make investments more ethical. Edinburgh-based fund manager, Baillie … More MSPs PENSION FUND URGED TO BE MORE ETHICAL
Yesterday, however, instead of distancing himself from the SNP members of the Council for his General Election campaign, Mr Docherty Hughes unbelievably enlisted them as the sponsors for his candidature.
This suggests that we should have no expectation that in the new Scotland envisaged by the SNP, we would be living in a democracy where everyone was treated the same.
Mr Docherty Hughes does not have the political nous, intellectual gravitas or common sense to be the MP for West Dunbartonshire. … More NOTEBOOK by BILL HEANEY